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In a secret government lab, a scientist cowers in darkness - waiting, listening and calculating his chances of surviving the carnage that has left him trapped and alone. Or almost alone. Soon after, a covert military operation cleanses' all traces of a nanotechnology project gone horrifically wrong. Yet three years later, the quiet of a sleepy town is shattered by a streak of light, the thunder of impact, and the unleashing of something insidious. Spreading and transforming everything in its path, this diabolical intelligence won't stop until all living things are conquered... and crawling.'
Publisher: New York : Del Rey, 2003.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780345446527
Branch Call Number: Fic Shir
Characteristics: 383 p. ; 21 cm.


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Sep 23, 2012

I don't regret reading this, and I wouldn't recommend to anyone that she not read it. It is entertaining. Nevertheless, I get the sense that it's entertainment that's been churned out, with cookie-cutter characters (yum...cookies!), a predictable plot, and not much thought put into the science. It's almost as if Mr. Shirley is being paid by the word. It takes soooooo long for the protagonists to put 2 and 2 together. But all that aside, it's a fun, entertaining sci-fi/horror read.


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